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Mariners-Rangers Cash OVERs When They Meet

Yu Darvish and the Rangers’ sluggers got it done last night in their series opener against the Mariners and will now look to earn Texas’ fourth straight win in Game 2 in a matchup with lefty James Paxton (4-5, 3.63 ERA).

  • The Rangers are 15-3 in their last 18 games at home with Cole Hamels as the starting pitcher.
  • The Mariners are 14-6 in their last 20 games after a loss.
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of the Mariners' last 12 games against the Rangers.

The Rangers will call on their ringer Cole Hamels (14-4, 2.67 ERA) tonight to hopefully give their relievers some rest. Hamels has gone at least six innings deep in six straight starts and is coming off an eight-inning shutdown of the Indians in which he allowed no runs and just two hits. He’s done the majority of his work on the road this season, however, as he has a 3.62 ERA in Arlington.

In two starts against the Mariners this season, Hamels is 2-0 and has given up only three combined runs in 14 total innings.

Paxton was knocked around a little in his first start since coming off a short DL stint but had been excellent in the four-game stretch leading up to his injury. The lefty has seen this Rangers’ lineup once before this season when he went 6.1 strong innings against them allowing six hits and no runs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Seattle Mariners before the first pitch in this match found them as 132 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-2.4 win for the Rangers on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (78-54) will face the 68-63 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Seattle injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Texas Rangers at No. 17 and the Seattle Mariners at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.86 hits per game. The Seattle Mariners average 8.78 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Texas owns the No. 19 defense, allowing 4.64 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mariners endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Monday, with H Iwakuma throwing 3 innings of 6-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Seattle is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle's last 12 games
  • Seattle is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Texas, Wednesday, August 31st